Shipholia

Shipholia is a filly by William Longsword out of the dam Sea Glitter (Holy Bull), and was bred by Klawervlei Stud. She is in training with Gareth van Zyl.

Name: Shipholia
Pronounced: Shy-Foh-Liya
Named By: Sheldon Peters – KZN Horse Racing Commentator
Name Meaning: The name is made up of Sheldon’s children’s names – Shiloh and Sophia
Foaled:
October 17th, 2019
Sex: Bay Filly
Breeder: Klawervlei Stud
Trainer: Gareth van Zyl
Sire: William Longsword
Dam: Sea Glitter (USA) (Holy Bull (USA))
Record
: 10-3-4

SHIPHOLIA – Updates

May 19th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 2nd out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A great second. She should have won. I didn’t understand the ride she was given.

July 16th, 2023
444 – SHIPHOLIA wins the New Turf Carriers eThekwini Sprint and gives the Syndicate a treble on the card. The daughter of William Longsword was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored jockey Cole Dicken and was brought to the course in perfect condition by trainer Gareth van Zyl. She is bred by Klawervlei Stud.

Race Replay: https://youtu.be/IRyBsmVJ-9o
Race Interview: https://youtu.be/soQ3qGQK7xo

June 10th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville. Finished 7th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She was caught flat-footed. Jockey Mgudlwa believes she’s looking for further.

May 22nd, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 2nd out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run on the turf. She also raced on the outside, not the best going.

May 1st, 2023
424 – SHIPHOLIA brings up the Hollywood Syndicate’s 100th winner of the season. It was made even more special as SHANTA’S PRIDE completed the exacta. She was given a perfect ride by Sporting Post-sponsored jockey Athandiwe Mgudlwa. Well done to trainer Gareth van Zyl and to the groom Fumanekile Mfenqa. Well done to the breeders Klawervlei Stud. Well done to Syndicate manager Anthony Delpech and the entire team on this fantastic achievement.

March 26th, 2023
Shipholia finished 2nd at Hollywoodbets Greyville in a 1200m MR69 for fillies and mares.
Anthony Delpech post race comment: Much improved run, she ran on well.

February 26th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 4th out of 12 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She produced a good comeback run after a 16-week break. She should go close next time.

November 9th, 2022
Raced over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 7th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She did not stay the distance, we will come back to sprint races.

October 25th, 2022
356 – SHIPHOLIA starts her racing career on winning note in the first race at Hollywoodbets Greyville today. She tracked the leader and despite taking a keen hold around the turn, she won going away. The daughter of William Longsword was ridden to victory by Sporting Post-sponsored Athandiwe Mgudlwa and is trained by Gareth van Zyl. She is bred by Klawervlei Stud. KZN commentator Sheldon Peters named her after his two daughters Shiloh and Sophia.

July 20th, 2022
Hasn’t wintered great, nothing wrong but I expect her to blossom in the spring. She is putting up some pleasing work.

January 28th, 2022
SHIPHOLIA has arrived at the Gareth van Zyl stable at Summerveld after her spelling at Sandy Bruss’ farm in the Western Cape.

December 30th, 2021
KZN horse racing commentator Sheldon Peters is given the option to name a horse for the Hollywood Syndicate. He chooses SHIPHOLIA, which is made up of his childrens’ names Shiloh and Sophia.

October 31st, 2021
This unnamed William Longsword filly, out of the dam Sea Glitter (USA), is purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the Cape Thoroughbred Premier Yearling sale on 31st October 2021.

Details:
Half-Sister to Mirage (2016.f. by Captain Al-Sea Glitter, by Holy Bull-Sea Jewel) – 2nd Kenilworth No Mask No Entry H.
Half-Sister to De Bull (2017.c. by Coup de Grace-Sea Glitter, by Holy Bull-Sea Jewel) – 1st Kenilworth Computaform Online Maiden P.
Out of a sibling to Gold Shark (2013.g. by Speightstown-Sea Jewel, by Sea Hero-Set Them Free) – 1st Mountaineer Park Claiming, 1st Mahoning Valley Claiming
From the same family as NASHVILLE (2017.c. by Speightstown-Veronique, by Mizzen Mast-Styler) – 4th Santa Anita Malibu S. Gr.1